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Title: Bilingualism and Multilingualism
Edited By: Li Wei
URL: http://www.routledge.com/9780415462679
Series Title: Critical Concepts in Linguistics
Description:

Although scientific studies of the language behaviour of polyglots began to
appear in the nineteenth century, it is only in the last fifty years or so
that bilingualism and multilingualism have been recognized as crucial areas
of linguistic research. This new four-volume collection from Routledge
showcases the major achievements in this now vibrant multidisciplinary field.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415462673
ISBN-13: 9780415462679
Pages: 1885
Prices: U.S. $ 1450.00